Most Popular Google Searches In Nigeria

You can often tell, what interests people in the country the most by their most popular and frequent Google searches. So, what’s been bothering Nigerians this week? An answer to this question has been given by Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, an official Google spokesman, this Friday.

The most popular topics for Nigerian this week were JAMB results, President Buhari latest news, and Funke Akindele pregnancy rumors. Let’s take a closer look at this news and more!

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1. Funke Akindele’s pregnancy

In Funke Akindele latest news, this week Nollywood actress has appeared in front of a public during the event in Festac Town, Lagos. Her outfit (loose denim dress and sneakers) has sparked lots of rumors about the actress’ potential pregnancy, which caused a lot of curiosity among fans and a lot of subsequent Google searches.


Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) was often searched because the admission to universities and colleges is almost over, and a lot of people went to Google to find the perfect place for higher education for them.

3. Muhammadu Buhari’s speech

President Buhari has returned from three-months leave he took because of his health problems. In a wake of this event, he performed a speech, which apparently a lot of Nigerians found interesting and actively searched it and other Buhari news this week.

4. Football Premier League

The most interesting sports event for Nigerian this week was a Premier League game between Tottenham and Chelsea. The game ended with a Chelsea 2-1 win, which left both teams with overall 3 points. Champions League, much bigger football event, wasn’t as popular among the Nigerians this week.

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